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Britannica OnlineThis link opens in a new window(Encyclopaedia Britannica) Online access to the Encyclopdia Britannica as well as Merriam-Webster's Dictionary, the Britannica Year in Review, a World Atlas, and a country comparator.
Dictionary of Canadian Biography OnlineThis link opens in a new window(University of Toronto/Universite Laval) Provides access to authoritative biographical information about significant figures of Canada's past, including both detailed articles on Canada's major historical figures, and short articles on minor personages.
Our OntarioThis link opens in a new window(OurDigitalWorld) Find digital photos, maps, videos, podcasts, and documents about Ontario people, places, events, history and culture from the collections of Ontario libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, community groups, government agencies, and content organizations.
The following online video databases contain videos covering a variety of Canadian history topics.
Curio.ca (including CBC News in Review)This link opens in a new window(Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)) Educational videos from CBC and Radio-Canada: documentaries from television and radio, news reports, archival material, stock shots and more. Our subscription includes selected, not complete, News in Review content only. Faculty: For the ability to add videos to a playlist, you must set up a separate Curio account. Please e-mail your liaison librarians at email@example.com from your Seneca faculty e-mail account for instructions.
Films on DemandThis link opens in a new window(Films Media Group / Infobase Learning) The Master Academic and Technical Education collections of educational and news films from Films Media Group and Infobase covering a wide range of subject matter. Studios represented include PBS, BBC, Films For Humanities & Sciences, National Geographic, TED, and others. Users who wish to create Playlists, Favorites, and Preferences must set up their own FoD Username and Password (separate from their Seneca User Name and Password) by clicking "Your Profile" and then "Sign up".
KanopyThis link opens in a new window(Kanopy) Full-length streamed videos including popular documentaries, feature films, and professional educational films covering the arts, business, education, global studies, health, media and communication, science, social science, and technical training. As of April 1, 2019, you must sign up for, and then log in with, your own Kanopy account to view videos in this database. To do so, click the link above and click 'Sign up' or 'Log in" when prompted. You must use your Seneca College email address to set up the account. Viewing of Kanopy titles on mobile devices is only available through a separate Kanopy app that must be added to your device. You will have to recreate your search for specific titles on that app.
NFB.ca (National Film Board of Canada)This link opens in a new window(National Film Board of Canada) Public performance rights to selected films produced by the National Film Board of Canada. Documentaries, animations, alternative dramas, trailers, and interactive productions on the Web. Faculty:To access certain CAMPUS titles and added features for instructors within this database, you must set up a separate NFB CAMPUS account. Please e-mail your liaison librarians at firstname.lastname@example.org from your Seneca faculty e-mail account for instructions. Videos in This platform labelled "PARTNER" and "CANADA SCREENS" are not part of the academic subscription licence offered by NFB. When in the database, to see only those titles to which we have access, change "Availability" to "Campus" or "Free".